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Surf for More MathCHAPTER 6: NUMBER TO 100Lesson 6: Measuring with Base Ten Blocks
Instructions for Use
To use Base Blocks, click on Base Block from the list of manipulatives under the Number & Operations heading. Set the Dec. Places = 0 by clicking on the up and down arrows on the bottom right of the screen. Set Base = 10 and set Columns = 2. Click Show a Problem at the bottom right of the screen. Click on the rod the appropriate number of times to show the number of tens and click on the unit cube the appropriate number of times to show the ones in the number that appears. To remove a rod or a unit cube from the screen, click and drag the item to the trash can at the bottom right. The total blocks used is shown on the right. Once you have matched the blocks with the number, click Next Problem and repeat the steps for the new number. 

